PJ McGarrity

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Oculus making up for Rift delays with free shipping

It was March 28th when customers would begin to see their Oculus Rift VR headsets shipping, but delays have managed to decelerate the process. Buyers were not getting shipment updates days after units should have started going out. Now Oculus is finally standing up and telling us what’s going …

After the writedown: How Microsoft squandered its $6.3B buy of ad giant aQuantive

It was supposed to change everything for Microsoft, creating a viable rival to Google and establishing the Redmond company as a force in online …

Apple hires former Microsoft, Amazon executive to head corporate security

As its battle with the FBI continues, Apple has reportedly hired a former Amazon executive to oversee its corporate digital defenses, according to Reuters. George Stathakopoulos was vice president of information security at Amazon for 6 years and was a general manager at Microsoft for 10 years …

How Lenovo Became The Largest PC Maker In The World

Computer maker Lenovo Group was originally founded in a dusty, two-room Beijing guardhouse in 1984. Today, it’s the largest PC maker in the world and a Fortune 500 frontrunner in smart connected devices with employees in more than 60 countries. But the initial innovative and entrepreneurial spirit …

Apple Unveils Smaller iPhone SE

Apple Inc on Monday unveiled a smaller, cheaper iPhone aimed at emerging markets and possibly China, the world's biggest buyer of smartphones, as the technology company looks to reverse a decline in worldwide sales of its most important product.<p>The new device, called the iPhone SE, has a 4-inch …

American Apparel offering on-demand delivery via Postmates partnership

Clothing brand American Apparel has formally partnered with startup Postmates to offer consumers on-demand delivery (within the hour) of Basics clothing, which includes standard tees, sweatshirts, body suits, pants, leggings and dresses for all genders. The service will be offered in 79 American …

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Microsoft Agrees Hiring Go-Go Dancers For Its Xbox Party Was Wrong

Microsoft says it was "unequivocally wrong" for hosting a party with scantily dressed female dancers during a video game developers' conference.<p>The party sparked a firestorm of criticism this week, in an industry that's been struggling to overcome longstanding complaints that it has objectified …

“Smarter” Foursquare offers new recommendations as it eyes strategic investment

Make no bones about it, Foursquare has been adrift in rough waters. The company has been struggling to make revenue targets and convince VCs that its …